I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Freedom lies in being bold.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.